Peter Overby As NPR's correspondent covering campaign finance and lobbying, Peter Overby totes around a business card that reads Power, Money & Influence Correspondent. Some of his lobbyist sources call it the best job title in Washington.
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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, campaigns in Wisconsin on Thursday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some SuperPACs Backing Ted Cruz, It's Time To Unite Against Trump

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Conservatives Lobby Around Supreme Court Nomination

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Jeb Bush speaks to an audience of voters on Feb. 18 in Columbia, S.C. Bush dropped out of the GOP presidential race two days later, after finishing a distant fourth in the state's primary. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Does Jeb Bush's Fall Mean Presidential SuperPACs Are Overrated?

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Hillary Clinton campaigns in Las Vegas. The superPAC backing her candidacy is spending there to help her win the state's Democratic caucuses on Saturday. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton agreed at last week's debate in Wisconsin to overturn the Citizens United ruling. Tom Lynn/AP hide caption

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Presidential Candidates Pledge To Undo 'Citizens United.' But Can They?

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has made the case that he is the consistent conservative in the presidential race, but he is fending off questions about a loan from a major Wall Street firm his wife worked for. Mark Zaleski/AP hide caption

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's superPAC is a juggernaut, raising well over $100 million. But he has sputtered in the GOP primary. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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SuperPACs Are Not So Super In 2016

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As Her Turn Leading The FEC Ends, Ravel Says Agency Is Broken

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Hillary Clinton appears at a Democratic National Committee event in October. Her joint fundraising committee with the DNC can ask a single donor for 135 times as much money as her campaign alone. Drew Angerer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How Hillary Clinton Could Ask A Single Donor For Over $700,000

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